Microsoft bot expertly translates news from Chinese to English


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  • Friday, 16 Mar 2018

So long bi-lingual journalists. Microsoft's new system has the same quality and accuracy as a person when translating Chinese news articles to English.

Journalists with bilingual skills may see their days numbered after Microsoft said it hit a “historic milestone” in developing a machine to match human level translation of news from Chinese to English.

A team of Microsoft researchers said they have developed the first machine translation system that has the same quality and accuracy as a person when translating Chinese news articles to English.

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